After 10 years of living outdoors, Irene “Smokie” McGee finally got a temporary roof over her head, when fellow local Elvis Summers generously built her a small house on wheels, in which he spent $500 in materials in buildling it.
Jennifer Soronen pleaded guilty Tuesday to 11 counts of conversion by bailee, which is a type of fraud. Investigators say Soronen stole money from 11 couples who attempted to find surrogates through Soronen’s company, Baby Steps Egg Donation LLC, which had offices in Smithfield and Cary. In all, they said Soronen took more than $183,387.14 from […]
Six companies that provide software for hundreds of Internet sweepstakes cafes in North Carolina have agreed to cease operations in the state, the U.S. Attorney Office announced Wednesday. Under the agreement with U.S. Attorney Thomas Walker, his office will not prosecute the companies or their principals on condition that they stop operations by July 1.
One of the women who claimed to be injured during Miguel’s infamous failed stage leap has finally lawyered up — and in her lawsuit, Cindy Tsai says she took the brunt when Miguel came up short and landed on her head. Tsai is suing Miguel — as well as the MGM Grand Hotel, where the […]
The UN says over 200 women and girls recently rescued from the Boko Haram camps in Nigeria are pregnant. Many of these women are undergoing medical tests and screening for various diseases and infections, including HIV/AIDS.
Isiah Thomas is returning to New York basketball as president of the Liberty, despite a checkered reign with the Knicks that ended ignominiously in the aftermath of a 2007 sexual harassment scandal.
Offset racks up even more charges after being involved in an altercation in jail. The Statesboro Herald reports that the 23-year-old rapper has been charged with battery and “causing a riot” after an incident in Bulloch County Jail on Saturday.
Young Nobel of the Tupac-helmed Collective, The Outlawz, has founded Outlaw University clothing, which offers a bevy of gear from the crew. Some of the exclusive garments even pay homage to the late Tupac, who served as a leader for the group.